Turn NFC On / Off - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

Near Field Communication (NFC) allows the transfer of data between devices that are a few centimeters apart, typically back-to-back. Check out this NFC video for more info.

Note NFC must be turned on for NFC-based apps (e.g., Android Beam) to function correctly.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Applications icon > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap More networks.
  3. Tap NFC.
  4. Tap the NFC switch to turn on NFC switch, On icon or off NFC switch, Off icon.
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